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obama and mitt romney head to the podium in denver tonight for round one of the debates. expect plenty of heated conversation on the economy. out of six 15-minute segments, 3 will focus on the nation's finances. the economy remains a top issue for voters. and many americans are anticipating a victory from the president. pew research reports 51% of voters say they think obama will win in tonight's broadcast. an analyst with the sunlight foundation tells first business that the pressure is on for the romney campaign. "in the polls it looks like romney is falling behind and falling further behind in the battleground states. although nationally it's a very close election, he's been hammered in the battleground states. the debates can be a great equalizer for him, but also that increases the pressure on him, whereas i think we are going to see barack obama playing a lot more defense." that was bill allison of the sunlight foundation. at long last, a wall street firm is being sued for fraud in connection with the housing crash. the suit was filed monday by the new york attorney general. the
points, so there's a definite correlation. > > we talked about intrade last week and how obama was overbought and it was time to buy romney, so i'm using this as a point to sell romney, make some profits. but, you're going to credit this jump because of the debate. that's ridiculous. what about the first 6000 points that got the s&p up to four-year highs? that didn't have anything to do with it? > > i'm not going to take that away from obama- hold on a second. the point is, i think obama was completely factored in. i think romney didn't even have a chance of winning up until last night, and i think the market realized- > > yes it did bounce back. > > round 2: the gas stunt? there's a political ploy right now of selling gas at $1.84, around the price when the president took office. of course, americans for property is backing this. they're pitching in a couple of dollars so americans can get cheaper gas. do we want gas to go back to those levels? > > absolutely positively not. anybody that thinks they want to go back to where we were is silly if not idiotic. gas was at that pric
questions of this campaign. president barack obama and former governor mitt romney adapted to the new format of debate, six segments of 15 minutes each. the next presidential debate is october 16th. mr. romney is expected to hit the airwaves today with a barage of tv ads. according to the new york times, the romney camp has been quietly increasing its ad spend, and could shell out up to $13 million in commericials in swing states. meanwhile, president obama is outpacing mr. romney with tv ads. the times reports it's especially noticeable in flordia, where pro-obama ads outnumber pro-romney ads by nearly 50%. the obama camp is also strategically spending large amounts of money on campaign ads runing during shows heavily watched by women and young people. a federal court has decided to allow american airlines passenger service agents to hold union elections. the airline had tried to block the elections among 10,000 of its employees. that's on top of going through bankruptcy proceedings and a new problem explored in our cover story, rows of seats coming loose during three flights within the pa
. if it wasn't for that rogue banker, barak obama would still be in that swamp called the illinois state senate. > > you also talk about bill clinton. he had dealings with the koch brothers too. > > not only dealings. we wouldn't have had bill clinton without the koch brothers. people talk about the koch brothers as if they're republicans. right now they've invested - they don't make donations, they make investments - in the romney campaign. and they gave $150,000 illegally to bob dole. he got caught, he had to give it back. but then they gave $100,000 to create the democratic leadership council, which is the vehicle that this guy from arkansas rode right into the white house. > > very quickly, why aren't media reporters like you digging these facts up? > > i think they don't have my hat, and even more important is that they don't have the producers that do the old style investigative reporting. i work for bbc. i'm on the top of the nightly news there, the front page of the big paper the guardian. people really don't want to know in america that their elections have been bought up. the subtitle
election day. what president obama will be doing today in his last trip to the bay area ahead of november 6th. >>> and gas hits another record this morning. the steps governor brown is now taking to try to bring things down. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this monday morning, october 8th i'm pam cook. i'm hearing a little tiny chance of rain but let's check in with our expert steve paulson. >> unless you are a boat heading out on the pacific, maybe. for us a little cool here this morning and mostly clear skies. highs today come down just a little bit. 60s and 70s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. right now traffic does pretty well around the bay as we look at some of the roads. we are off to a nice start on 80 westbound as you head out to the mccarthur maze with no major problems. alsos morning commute looks good at the bay bridge toll plaza. let's go back to the desk. >>> topping our news this morning a group of protestors left a trail of destruction in downtown oakland. tara moriarty is on franklin street this mornin
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